VCMS Band Announcements

Congratualtions to those selected for Wichita Suburban League Honor Band:

Nolan Jones (Trumpet), Jacob Kline (Trumpet), Salli Longwell (Clarinet), Grant Nold (Clarinet),  Milea Owings (Flute), Addison Petrik (French Horn), Kinsley Plumer (Percussion), Gabe Schafer (Percussion), Isabelle Schrag (Trumpet), Molly Tucker (French Horn) rehearsing and performing in a great performance at Maize South MS November 13th. 

End of Year Plans:

8th Grade-

  • Students will be involved in Pre-Camp preparing for upcoming High School Band Camp. Please plan for            indoor (music) and outdoor (marching basics) over the next week and two days.

  • Instruments & High School Show Music must be going home by Tuesday, May 17th. 

7th & 6th Grade:

  • Instruments must be going home by Wednesday, May 18th. 

8th Grade- VCHS Marching Band  2022

Please refer back to the  Home & High School Main Pages 

Band Parent Orientation:

Parent Meeting Handout:

2022 Shirt/Glove/Shoe Order Form:


Books needed for 8th Grade Band

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Books needed for 7th Grade Band 

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Books needed for 6th Grade Band 

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  • Rehearses Tuesday & Thursday mornings from 7am-7:30am. This open to 7th& 8thgrade band members. Attendance will mandatory to ensure a better opportunity of success for the ensemble. Sign up will be in December with rehearsals staring in January

  • Anyone playing in the rhythm section (piano, bass, guitar, drum set) must have taken lessons and have some background. In case of large numbers in some sections auditions maybe necessary.

  • All Jazz Students will need to purchase the Jazz Method Book “Standards of Excellence.  Ask Mr. Verboom and Miss Whitaker for what part to buy. 

Book needed for Middle School Jazz Ensemble